My Aurora Forecast is the best app for seeing the Northern Lights. Built with a sleek dark design, it appeals to both tourists and serious aurora watchers by telling you what you want to know - whether that is exactly how likely you are to see the aurora borealis or details about the solar winds and high-resolution sun imagery. With this app, you'll be seeing the Northern Lights in no time.

- Find the current KP index and how likely you are to see the Northern Lights.
- View a list of the best locations to view from right now.
- Map showing how strong the aurora is around the world, based on the SWPC ovation auroral forecast.
- Free push notifications when auroral activity is expected to be high.
- Forecasts for the next hour, several hours and several weeks so you can plan your Northern Lights UK viewing long in advance (subject to weather conditions).
- Solar wind statistics and sun imagery.
- Tour information so if you're considering to go to locations such as Iceland, Sweden, Finland or even Alaska or Canada, you'll be able to find tours that we can recommend to you.
- Support for the latest iPhone and iPad models.
- Completely free of charge for all functionality, no in-app purchases.

If you want the latest updates on geomagnetic activity and enjoy viewing the aurora borealis, this app is right for you. This version is ad-supported and is similar to other apps such as Aurora Forecast., AuroraWatch UK and Aurorasaurus.

What’s New

Version 5.1.2

Small bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
4.7K Ratings

4.7K Ratings

fuse7777 ,

Couldn’t have worked better.

This is a genuine review and I am writing it on the day I have returned from an arctic cruise.

This app worked perfectly! It gave me an alert informing me that there was a good chance of seeing the northern lights during the next hour. Due to this I went up in the deck of our ship and I was literally the first person there to witness the aurora appear. I got some wonderful pictures and it was a once in a lifetime experience that I am sure I would have missed if it wasn’t for this app.

I can’t rate it highly enough. It works perfectly and is free, so don’t waste your money on the other apps. Well done to the creators and a massive thank you.

Developer Response ,

It's great to hear that the app helped you to experience this. Thank you for your support :)

eharl123 ,

Really good 😀

This app is really accurate therefore when we had a good chance of seeing them we did.I believe that this tops the other aurora apps if you are wanting to see the northern lights this is an amazing app. To add to this it shows the cloud personage and tags where the best locations are. To conclude this app has been accurate , amazing , and great to me therefore I really recommend it to anyone who is looking for the aurora!

sueglow ,

Aurora Alerts

So impressed so far with this app. I haven’t left the UK yet already getting alerts. I am so excited fly on Saturday to Reykjavík that’s why this app it ready and primed for my Birthday trip Sunday, hopefully fingers and everything else crossed and dream come true if on the day of my birthday I am lucky enough to see the Northern Lights. Thanks to this app I will know if there is a chance of seeing. Them. THANKYOU

App Privacy

The developer, JRustonApps B.V., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
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  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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